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. is apple losing its shine? the tech bellwether dipped below $400 a share this week. seven months after hitting a record high of above $700 a share. concerns that product sales will not be keeping up with a possible glut of inventory there. exxon mobile surpassed apple as the most valuable company. sea world made a splash. the company began trading friday. with an ipo of, priced at $27 a share. the deal raised some $700 million. >>> austerity persisting in britain and europe despite forecasts of downgrade growth in the uk and recession in single currency euro zone. from the spring meetings of the imf and world bang. -- imf and world bank. part of the conversation this week. >> it has vastly different social security systems, health care systems, pension systems. if europe wants to move to common funding of the systems, a fiscal union, then they need to harmonize the systems way before they can move to a fiscal union. if you are talking about a common fiscal policy orifice cal u -- or fiscal union, they are way off. >> what is your opinion of how the banks look, will they sell assets, an
companies will be reporting their earnings. we are going to hear from apple, caterpillar, exxon, an unusually high number missed their estimates. we'll get a read on the gross domestic product for the first three months of the year. many analysts predict a sharp slowdown because of the millions in the federal spending cuts. and then how about a cool $2.5 million for a nickel. it is a rare liberty head nickel. it was mistakenly minted in 1913. it is expected to get at least that much at auction this week. it is one of only five known to exist. >>> well, that is a wrapup of this special sunday morning edition of "weekend with alex wit witt." up next "your business" with j.j. ramberg. more on the investigation into the boston marathon bombings coming up on "weekends with alex witt" from noon to 2:00 eastern. stay with us here on msnbc and enjoy your sunday morning. [ male announcer ] this is betsy. her long day of pick ups and drop offs begins with arthritis pain... and a choice. take up to 6 tylenol in a day or just 2 aleve for all day relief. all aboard. ♪ a body at rest tends
. on deck apple, netflix, at&t, sprint, exxonmobil and chevron. also watch for caterpillar, boeing, ford motor, procter & gamble, and ups, among others. all of those may very well set the tone for the markets. on monday millions will go green in celebration of earth day. also on monday, march's existing home sales released followed by the new homes sales report on tuesday. thursday is the dedication of the george w. bush presidential center at southern methodist university. and on friday, we will get the gross domestic product report for the first quarter, gdp typically a market mover that measures the market's total economic output. that will do it for us today. thank you so much for being with me. next week we have a special episode for you with the technology leaders who are changing today's economy. i'm giving them a seat at the table. >> that's a grea quote. trust is the new currency of the new economy. >> we'll bring that to you next week. have a great week, everyone, and i'll see you next weekend. [ male announcer ] listen to this symphony of flavor: crrkkhshziiiizzlllee. beautifu
and apple river and man is it going up in steam this weekend as we look at mostly clear skies. if you're looking to head out, the cherry blossom festival happening in san francisco, a nice a sunny mild day for them. if you want to come into the city, it's a beautiful day to do t. numbers in the 50s. 53 degrees at livermore. 54 degrees under mostly clear skies. giants take on the padres at 1:05:00 p.m. beautiful day for a baseball game. sunny and on the nice and mild side. 68 degrees game time. temps out the door this morning, readings by 9:00 of about 60 degrees around the bay and 56 inland and plenty of sun for the bay area. you can see it in this another shot as we look at the deck of the approach to the bay bridge. it will warm up today. near 90 tomorrow, and cooler by wednesday. we'll get a cooling trend. high pressure in full command of the eastern pacific. we'll get into the mid-80s today, and if you're heading out tomorrow, travel plans shouldn't be much influenced by the weather. light winds and sunny for the bay area. 76 for monday and an overnight low tomorrow night of 48 de
south bay, is the new center of tech. now certainly the san jose area still has apple, the world's most valuable company, as well as google. >> talk about that facebook phone. >> peninsula has facebook. but the new hot start-ups, twitter, yelp, sales force, were all drawn to san francisco. several because of the city's community benefit agreement or cba. a contract whereby the city agrees to drop some taxes in exchange for economic benefits. in the case of start-up zen, the company agreed to locate in the downtrodden tenderloin. and support local jobs. in this case, a accident desk luncheon catered by a charity which trains and employs formerly homeless workers. that arrangement has become known as the twitter tax break. however, it really ought to be known as the zen tax break. mark nu. martin giles of the economist. we will talk about how -- what you have to do to san francisco to earn this. but let's start with what you get out of it. why do you want this? >> i think that -- several things drove this product. one of the things i feel personally is the most for thing is that we have a
. a scientific explanation for the old saying one bad apple spoils the bunch. this tiny parasitic vine called a daughter smells its way toward food attracted by the chemicals released by a tomato plant. i will eventually wrap around the stall being to absorb really steal the nutrients it needs. knowing all of this about these plants can be slightly horrifying. >> yeah, that's why you have to temper this by realizing that they don't care. >> reporter: vegetarians, he assures need not feel guilty. the whole thing sounds like something dreamed up in hollywood. like that man-eating plant in little shop of horrors. >> here we're seeing the great venus fly trap. >> reporter: why great? we can identify with it. we can actually see it eating. >> reporter: when a bite-sized bug enters the plant it touches a tiny trigger, but the plant will only snap shut and eat the bug if it touches a second trigger within a certain period of time. he calls that a primitive form of memory. it has a memory specific to a length of time. >> a memory to a link of time just like i have a memory for a length of time for a
they are apples and oranges except for the fact that they fit our inclusion criteria. a lot of terrorism and the united states is born and raised here. host: based on your background in this, are there any parallels to what happened in the oklahoma city bombing, to what we potentially could see with the 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev, who is about to be charged probably later this week? guest: it certainly well within the cards. if he is convicted, what will be the fifth largest act of terrorism in the united states, then went on to be involved in the murder of another law enforcement official, and then went on to throw improvised explosive devices out of two cars, one of which was a carjacked vehicle. this is an extraordinary example of violence. depending on evidence, which i certainly have no inside knowledge of, this has the potential to go to trial. host: one day after the bombings took place, the other was killed in that shooting in watertown, massachusetts, the center public and later mitch mcconnell had this to say on the senate floor tuesday. [video clip] >> these attacks are a g
nutritionally balanced by adding fresh carrots and apple slices and immediately realized they would not last more than a week. much less the months that the lunchables needs to stay either in the warehouses or the supermarket waiting for someone to buy it. and after, i mean, it became a huge hit. the first year it exceeded, i think it hit $218 million in sales. it was astounding. nobody had expected it to take off like that. they came up with other lunchables including pizza lunchables, hamburgers, hot dogs, all eaten cold by kids. and when they stopped to think about it, they realized that it wasn't the food that the kids were attracted to, it was the badge value, the status symbol of bringing this cute, adorable lunchables to the lunchroom, opening it up, and all your friends gathering around and seeing you put it together and eat it. so -- and they came up with this incredible marketing slogan hitting on that which is for kids, all day you've got to do what they say, but lunchtime is all yours. the marketing power as much as using salt, sugar, fat as ingredients is phenomenal in the indus
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